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Two Auburn men among 29 arrested in drug busts

Agents execute warrants in five Western Washington counties

COURTESY PHOTO, Brandon Patoc

Auburn church to give away toys to families in need

Parish and supporters make ‘Smiles at Christmas’ possible

  • Dec 6, 2018
COURTESY PHOTO, Brandon Patoc

Holiday In the Hangar

Delta Air Lines and Seattle YMCA team to bring Christmas to 95 Washington Elementary second-graders

Runners and their furry friends start the Dog Trot at Game Farm Park last year. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Join Auburn Petpalooza’s Dog Trot Fun Run

3K/5K courses; register early

  • Dec 6, 2018
Runners and their furry friends start the Dog Trot at Game Farm Park last year. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Tahoma National Cemetery hosts Wreaths Across America ceremony to honor veterans

Tahoma National Cemetery hosts Wreaths Across America (WAA), a holiday wreath-laying ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 15 to honor and remember the nation’s veterans. The ceremony… Continue reading

  • Dec 6, 2018
When students visit Mary Olson Farm, they are transported to days of subsistence farming.

Help sponsor a child’s visit to Mary Olson Farm

Historic and educational Mary Olson Farm provides free field trips to more than 2,300 students each year. Every $5 donation covers the cost for a… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018
When students visit Mary Olson Farm, they are transported to days of subsistence farming.

South King County Veterans Workshop and Job Fair set for Dec. 11

King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer hosts a Veterans Workshop and Job Fair on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the KO-AM… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

VRFA collecting toys for its annual drive at the ADA Ice Rink on Dec. 8

The Valley Regional Fire Authority collects donations for its annual Toys for Kids drive on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 3 to 7 p.m., at the… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

Your Voice, Auburn Library host town hall meeting with 47th Legislative District lawmakers on Dec. 13

Your Voice, a new community and civic engagement platform, and the Auburn Library host an interactive and participatory town hall meeting with 47th Legislative District… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018

Memorial service held for mother, baby killed in I-5 crash near Kent

Baby dies four days after Nov. 24 wreck

Road closure notice: 1st Street NE from North Division Street to Auburn Avenue

On Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. construction work by Abbott Construction for the Multicare CUP project will require a full closure… Continue reading

  • Dec 5, 2018
State Senate leaders have decided to suspend an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, who lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Senate calls off investigation into rape allegation against Sen. Fain

Both parties claim the process is a partisan one

State Senate leaders have decided to suspend an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, who lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO
King County’s Solid Waste Division hosts a community open house in Algona on Wednesday, Dec. 12, to discuss the design of a new solid waste and recycling transfer station that will replace a facility in operation for more than 50 years (shown above) and include new services for disposal of recycling, yard waste and household hazardous waste. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

A peek at the new South County Recycling and Transfer Station

Open house in Algona on Dec. 12 to focus on design of solid waste and recycling center

  • Dec 4, 2018
King County’s Solid Waste Division hosts a community open house in Algona on Wednesday, Dec. 12, to discuss the design of a new solid waste and recycling transfer station that will replace a facility in operation for more than 50 years (shown above) and include new services for disposal of recycling, yard waste and household hazardous waste. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

New program explores native history, Pacific Northwest salmon and environmental science

More than 800 students will meet spawning salmon at Mary Olson Farm

  • Dec 3, 2018

Auburn Police blotter | Nov. 30

Auburn Police responded to the following calls for service, among many others, between Nov. 21 and 24: Nov. 21 Possible attempted kidnapping: 7:30 a.m., 1000… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2018

VRFA fire and rescue blotter | Nov. 30

The Valley Regional Fire Authority responded to 262 calls for service between Nov. 19 and 25, among them the following: Nov. 19 Aid call: 8:46… Continue reading

  • Nov 30, 2018
Flight instructors will help high school students find out how the Museum of Flight’s aviation courses can help them become pilots. COURTESY PHOTO, Museum of Flight.

Museum of Flight offers info night for high school students pursuing aviation careers Dec. 4

High school juniors and seniors can find out how the Museum’s aviation career courses can help launch their dreams

  • Nov 29, 2018
Flight instructors will help high school students find out how the Museum of Flight’s aviation courses can help them become pilots. COURTESY PHOTO, Museum of Flight.

City: Farmers market’s first year in the park was an astounding success

When the folks responsible for Auburn’s International Farmers Market started talking about moving it from the Sound Transit Plaza to Les Gove Park to skirt… Continue reading

Auburn School District is a Board of Distinction

One of only 10 large districts in the state to be recognized

  • Nov 28, 2018
The annual Santa Parade on Main Street begins at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. The parade is open to all childrens and community groups. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Auburn to ring in the holiday season

Santa Parade, tree lighting set for downtown on Saturday

  • Nov 28, 2018
The annual Santa Parade on Main Street begins at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. The parade is open to all childrens and community groups. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter